About Kalyves - presentation, information, photos and recommendations

You’ll find this charming fishing village about 20km east of the town of Chania and its easily accessed via Chania airport or Souda Bay port.
If you’re looking for a glorious beach holiday, romantic getaway, family holiday or gorgeous base to explore the many Crete attractions then this is the ideal location.
Kalyves beach resort is a working village that gives visitors a taste of traditional Cretan life. You’re assured a very warm welcome and some fine examples of traditional Greek and Cretan food and drink that make up the famous Cretan diet.
Like its neighbouring fishing village of Almyrida, Kalyves shares the same stunning backdrop of the White Mountains (Lefki Ori) and stunning views of Souda Bay with the Apokoronos area boasting some of the most breathtaking scenery on Crete.
If you want a great beach holiday on Crete and simply love to stretch out on soft golden sands then this is the place for you. But equally if you like to walk, hike, bicycle, photograph or paint glorious nature and scenery then you won’t be disappointed either.
The village has a couple of pharmacies, banks, butchers, bakers, greengrocers and other shops so everything you need is at hand.
The main beach at Kalyves is divided by the bridged small river found at the Kalyves Beach Hotel. Its golden sands sweep around the bay, backed by shady trees and beach side tavernas. The beach slopes gently into shallow clear waters, making it ideal for children.
There is a long stretch of beach towards Kalami which is less popular and therefore less crowded than the main beach but it does have a few pebbles.


Kalyves | Kalyves sometimes spelt as Kalives is one of the best beach resorts in Crete. It is a holiday destination overlooking Souda Bay on the Greek Island of Crete. It is found in the Apokoronos area of Crete which has stunning scenery and abundant flora and fauna

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Top hotels in Kalyves

Hotel Samonas Traditional Villas, Kalyves

Hotel Samonas Traditional Villas

Kalyves, Crete Island, Greece

    • Airplane (11/20 - 11/18/2020)
    • No transport provided
    Kalyves Beach, Kalyves

    Kalyves Beach

    Kalyves, Crete Island, Greece

    • Ultra All Inclusive  
    • Airplane (11/20 - 11/18/2020)
    • No transport provided
    Mistrali, Kalyves

    Mistrali

    Kalyves, Crete Island, Greece

      • Airplane (11/10 - 11/08/2020)
      • No transport provided
      Areti Aparthotel, Kalyves

      Areti Aparthotel

      Kalyves, Crete Island, Greece

        • Airplane (11/10 - 11/08/2020)
        • No transport provided
        Kiani Beach Resort Family, Kalyves

        Kiani Beach Resort Family

        Kalyves, Crete Island, Greece

        • Hotel with outdoor pool  
        • Airplane (11/20 - 11/18/2020)
        • No transport provided
        Blue Lagoon Princess, Kalyves

        Blue Lagoon Princess

        Kalyves, Crete Island, Greece

        • All Inclusive  
        • Airplane (11/20 - 11/18/2020)
        • No transport provided
        Christi Apartments, Kalyves

        Christi Apartments

        Kalyves, Crete Island, Greece

          • Airplane (11/15 - 11/13/2020)
          • No transport provided
          Hotel Olea Mare, Kalyves

          Hotel Olea Mare

          Kalyves, Crete Island, Greece

          • Hotel with outdoor pool  
          • Airplane (11/20 - 11/18/2020)
          • No transport provided
          Hotel Apokoros Craft Deco Activities Boutique, Kalyves

          Hotel Apokoros Craft Deco Activities Boutique

          Kalyves, Crete Island, Greece

            • Airplane (11/20 - 11/18/2020)
            • No transport provided
            Hotel Kalybay Luxury Studios  Apartments, Kalyves

            Hotel Kalybay Luxury Studios Apartments

            Kalyves, Crete Island, Greece

              • Airplane (11/20 - 11/18/2020)
              • No transport provided
              Village Mare Residence, Kalyves

              Village Mare Residence

              Kalyves, Crete Island, Greece

                • Airplane (10/30 - 10/28/2020)
                • No transport provided
                Hotel Pantelidis, Kalyves

                Hotel Pantelidis

                Kalyves, Crete Island, Greece

                  • Airplane (11/20 - 11/18/2020)
                  • No transport provided
                  Village Mare Metaxia, Kalyves

                  Village Mare Metaxia

                  Kalyves, Crete Island, Greece

                    • Airplane (11/20 - 11/18/2020)
                    • No transport provided
                    Sentido Villas, Kalyves

                    Sentido Villas

                    Kalyves, Crete Island, Greece

                      • Airplane (11/20 - 11/18/2020)
                      • No transport provided

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                      Palace of Knossos

                      Palace Of Knossos

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                      Phaestos Palace

                      Phaestos Palace

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